A History of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
"As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic."--
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His brother Marco was already nursing a personal grievance against the Doge , who had publicly accused him of cowardice at the time of his escape from Ferrara ; and Marco now called a secret meeting of his friends .
Although I have hitherto called Caterina's family by the Venetian dialect form of its name , ' Corner ' , she herself is so well known by the Italian equivalent that to have called her anything but Cornaro ' would have been pedantic ...
... 420-1 , 428-30 Carinthia , Duke of , 47 Carmagnola , Francesco Bussone , called , 302-11 , 313-14 , 354 Carmini ( S. Maria del Carmelo ; church ) , 281 Carpaccio , Vittore , 158 , 165 , 411 , 504 Carrara family , 208 , 269 , 279-80 ...
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Although weighty in both the literal and metaphorical sense of the word, this turned out to be quite a worthwhile book. It covers the history of Venice from 421 CE to 1797 CE. The Most Serene Republic ... Les hele vurderingen
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Another absolutely brilliant book by John Julius Norwich. Incredibly researched, full of amazing details (and the wisdom to have skipped all those details when they didn't contribute to the story ... Les hele vurderingen
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